the tip of the iceberg
This page is about the idiom the tip of the iceberg
Meaning: You can say something is the tip of the iceberg when it's just a small part of something much bigger.
- The homeless kids who visit us for help are just the tip of the iceberg. There are thousands more we never see.
- The internet is huge. What you can find through search engines is just the tip of the iceberg.
Origin: Metaphorical, related to the fact that most of an iceberg is below water and cannot normally be seen, and the part above water that can be seen doesn't give a clear idea of how big it really is.
The corruption cases that are brought to court are the tip of the iceberg, and there are
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Contributor: Matt Errey